Cameron Smail Library

The collections housed in Edinburgh cover the history of the University, history of the local area, and the art collection which focuses on the Edinburgh School graduates of Edinburgh College of Art. Selected sculptures can be seen around the campus.


Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS

Tel: 0131 451 3218


Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Museum is currently only open by appointment.

To book an individual, group or school visit email heritage@hw.ac.uk or call 0131 451 3218.

Getting there

Information on how to get to the Edinburgh campus, including directions, public transport and other routes, can be found at https://www.hw.ac.uk/uk/edinburgh/maps-directions.htm

If driving to visit, it is best to use Car Park H (free parking) and walk to the library. When you reach the library entrance, turn left at the bottom of the stairs and make your way round to the back of the building where you will find the entrance to the museum.

For further information visit https://www.hw.ac.uk/services/is/heritage/museum/visit-the-museum.htm or see their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/hwarchive?ref=hl


The museum is fully accessible to those with mobility issues. If you require further assistance, please contact
heritage@hw.ac.uk or call 0131 451 3218 in advance of your visit.

How to find us

Cameron Smail Library

Third Gait, Currie EH14 4AS, UK

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